BMW boycott sought by Jesse Jackson
Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson is calling for a boycott of BMW products because of a lack of diversity among its dealer body.
Bentley to replace CEO, 3 board members in overhaul
Wolfgang Durheimer will step down as CEO of Bentley effective February 1 and be succeeded by Adrian Hallmark, former global strategy director at Jaguar Land Rover.
Battle between Piech, Porsche families highlighted in German documentary
In a documentary broadcast on German television, Wolfgang Porsche talks about his father, his grandfather and his cousin, Ferdinand Piech, and infighting between the Piech...
Death of Australian car output leaves chasm
GM closed its Holden factory in Australia on Friday, ending more than a century of car manufacturing in the country.
Ford stamping plant worker fatally shoots himself
A Ford employee shot and killed himself at the company's stamping plant in Woodhaven, Mich., on Friday.
Internet billionaires swap ride-hailing bets
The future of the ride-hailing industry depends on the capricious largesse of two internet billionaires on opposite sides of the globe.
BMW confirms inspection by EU antitrust officials
BMW confirmed that EU antitrust staff have searched its offices.
Nissan's lax inspections started at least 20 years ago, report says
Nissan's inappropriate inspection practices have been going for at least 20 years, Japanese broadcaster NHK said.
Daimler Q3 profit falls 14% on diesel costs
Daimler's profit slumped 14 percent to 3.46 billion euros ($4.
Mexico auto group rejects U.S. proposal on NAFTA rules of origin
The Mexican Auto Industry Association rejected U.S.
NXP plans for future while waiting for Qualcomm deal approval
Combined operations between Qualcomm and NXP will open up broad self-driving car uses.
NADA Data shows dealer profits eroding
New-vehicle dealerships sold about the same number of new vehicles through June this year as they did a year earlier, but dealers are making less money on them, an NADA...
Toyota dominates CR reliability survey again; lots of shifts seen among other brands
For the fifth year in a row, Toyota and Lexus rank as the top two brands for reliability based on a survey of Consumer Reports subscribers.
Audi's redesigned A7 flexes more muscle, green
Audi is giving the second-generation A7 Sportback a fresh, muscular redesign, cleaner interior and advanced technology including remote garage parking and 48-volt mild hybrid...
IIHS beefs up crash testing for top pick designation
Automakers looking to land top safety accolades should give the same level of attention to both front-passenger safety and the driver's safety, a leading automotive safety...
Google parent company leads $1 billion investment in Lyft
Google parent company Alphabet's investment arm, CapitalG, led a $1 billion investment in Lyft that values the ride-sharing startup at $11 billion, the ride-sharing startup...
GM to settle state ignition-switch litigation claims for $120 million
General Motors agreed to pay $120 million to resolve claims from 49 U.S. states and the District of Columbia over faulty ignition switches, state attorneys general said.
Chinese-funded EV startup buys tech firm headed by former Tesla exec
SF Motors, a California-based electric vehicle unit of China's Chongqing Sokon Industry Group, acquired an EV and battery tech firm headed by former Tesla executive Martin...
Ford's $28 billion cash pile doesn't buy love on Wall Street
Ford may be both flush with cash and struggling with its stock price, but new CEO Jim Hackett is in no rush to buy Wall Street's love.
Nissan suspends Japanese output for 2 weeks; exports to continue
Nissan is suspending domestic production of vehicles for the Japanese market for at least two weeks to address misconduct in its inspection procedures that led to a major...
Toyota, Honda, Mazda say hoods containing Kobe aluminum are safe
Toyota, Honda and Mazda said hoods and other parts with aluminum supplied by Kobe Steel are safe, allaying some concerns that Kobe's falsified quality data had compromised...
Why there's a need for protocol on self-driving car accidents
As fleets of robo-taxis start mixing on public roads with cars, motorcycles and pedestrians, accidents will be inevitable -- and so will be the need for a process to deal...
Toyota recalls 310,000 Sienna minivans to fix shift lever problem
Toyota is recalling 310,000 Sienna minivans in the U.S. to fix potential problems with shift levers that could cause the vehicle to roll away.
Illinois scratched from Toyota-Mazda factory sweepstakes
A lack of shovel-ready sites in Illinois and the state's failure to adopt a right-to-work law have helped to sideline the state's bid to land a $1.
How a move to N.Y. is reshaping Cadillac
In the three years that Johan de Nysschen has been running Cadillac, he has moved the global headquarters to New York's SoHo and has pushed sales to their highest levels in...
Consumer group wants set pricing for F&I products
A consumer advocacy group wants the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other agencies to regulate pricing of F&I products, such as extended service contracts, based in...
Ford says recall of F-150, Super Duty pickups to cost $267 million in Q4
Ford recalled 1.3 million 2015-17 F-150 pickups and 2017 Super Duty pickups to fix faulty side door latches.
Nissan used uncertified inspectors in Japan even after misconduct found
Nissan said it conducted uncertified vehicle checks as recently as last week even after revealing the widespread misconduct at its domestic factories.
Magna to produce electric-drive powertrain with China's Huayu Automotive
Magna has signed a joint-venture agreement with Chinese company Huayu Automotive in an effort to strengthen the Canadian parts maker's footprint in China.
Toyota targets 621-mile driving range with fuel cell concept
Toyota will expand its hydrogen fuel cell reach at the Tokyo Motor Show with a fuel cell city bus it aims to commercialize and a fuel cell passenger vehicle concept.